The tablet market appears to be having a negative affect on worldwide shipments of traditional PCs, Obvious Corporation’s curated discussion platform Branch opens to all, and Eric Schmidt stops by China after his controversial North Korean trip. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose.

You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Be sure to hit the subscription button of your choice below to get The Daily Dose as soon as it’s available.

  • The tablet effect? Worldwide PC shipments fall to 90.3 million in Q4 2012: Read more
  • Curated discussion service Branch launches publicly with highlights, activity feeds, Spotify support: Read more
  • After North Korea trip, Google’s Eric Schmidt swings by China to woo Android developers: Read more